I Need a Hobby

Three recent college grads working the 9-5 and trying to make the most of the 5-9. Each week Alex, Chris, and Andrew pick a new hobby, challenge, or activity and tell you about it. New episode every Wednesday.
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Dec 27, 2017

The culmination of a great year for our podcast! We look back on some of the interesting moments 2017 had to offer. Also, Andrew wonders whether 3-D printers are fading out, Alex is confused about caffeine in his shampoo, and Chris' family is moving out of his childhood home and is wondering where to put his trophies.

Dec 26, 2017

Enjoy a bonus holiday episode!

Dec 20, 2017

The highly anticipated sequel to History of Memes, meme historian and cohost Alex takes Andrew and Chris through a journey of the best and worst memes of 2017. See what memes make the top 10 and which ones end up on the wall of shame! Also, Chris questions a man purchasing two pretzels, Andrew gives everyone a chance to plug their favorite songs of 2017, and Alex can't get behind the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Dec 13, 2017

What was hyped up as Andrew's Kanye West episode ended up going deep into the rabbit hole of cryptocurrency. Back to back intense episodes will hopefully lead us to more lighthearted episodes in the coming weeks (2017 memes anyone?). PLEASE INVEST RESPONSIBLY! And do your own research.

Dec 6, 2017

Wanna get rich? Us too! Listen to this episode to find out what we are doing to become the first podcast billionaires. Also Andrew and Chris get into some password talk in the first ever collab WOYM and Alex, or should I say Ryan, needs some advice.

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Nov 29, 2017

This week we kicked off the day after Thanksgiving with an American pastime, Black Friday shopping! We talked post Thanksgiving meals, deals, and steals that you can find at Gamestop. Also, Alex is confused about pears as a work gift, Chris' Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, and Andrew is curious about the Noble Eightfold Path.

Nov 22, 2017

The boys are back with another episode about the hobby that brought us all together: Running. Alex talks marathons and his problems with congratulations, Chris talks half marathons and doesn't even mention Vaseline once and Andrew talks about his return to running and lessons from Physical Therapy. No What's on Your Mind cause we couldn't stop running our mouths, but we have a great theme song anyways!

Nov 15, 2017

On a dark, calm, night, with a full moon illuminating the sky, you hear a faint scream in the far far distance.  Someone must be listening to the new episode of I Need A Hobby where the hosts discuss spooky mythical creatures!  Listen to hear Chris talk about the Chupacabra, Andrew discuss The Beast of Gevaudan, and Alex talk about Krampus the Christmas Demon! 

Nov 8, 2017

Alex is running another marathon, so Chris and Andrew talk about the hobby he probably likes the least, Fantasy Football! Tune in for the exciting conclusion to the UMass Softball story, the first live phone call in podcast history, and of course fantasy football talk. Later, we are joined by guest Bryan, who is unsure how to say hello to people, Chris wants to make a worldwide drink, and Andrew wonders how all president's have a notorious photo.

Nov 1, 2017

Tired from staying up all night handing out candy to trick or treaters? Start your day by listening to us talk about pumpkin carving! We each got a pumpkin, carved it, and our ready to teach your our tricks and treat you to some great content. Also Andrew is creeping our his roommates, Chris is inspired by the perfect Reuben, and Alex feels bad for Carrot Top.

Oct 25, 2017

Put down your big mac, finish off the rest of your super sized soda and prepare to have your life changed for the better!  This week Andrew, Chris, and Alex talk about their experiences with the Whole 30 diet challenge!  Also, stay tuned for a sweet treat Take it Or Leave It segment at the end!

Oct 22, 2017

Andrew and Alex talk about moving and how Andrew can win a lot of money. Also Alex eats his first ever cider donut live on pod!

Oct 18, 2017

Take off the training wheels and slide into your bike shorts, this is going to be a wild ride of an episode!  This week, the trio talks about bicycling!  Also, Andrew revolutionizes laundry, Chris questions eco-friendly grocery stores, and Alex gives his local bar a scathing review. 

Oct 11, 2017

From the I Need A Hobby studio, its the Late Late Late show with Chris, Andrew, And Alex. This week, we talk through one of the most iconic forms of television: Late Night. Listen in to find out if were Crazy for Conan, Cuckoo for Kimmel, or Flippin for Fallon. Also we  messed up and lost the What's on Your mind audio (It was so boring I deleted it and told them it was a virus or something-Producer Todd). Send in what's on your mind to ineedahobbypod@gmail. com or on our social media @ineedahobbypod to be featured on a future episode.

Oct 4, 2017

Alex, Chris, and Andrew are putting a new spin on what you should eat for the most important meal of the day with a can't miss fantasy draft! All confident that their breakfast is superior, the fans will decide which podcasting star has the true breakfast of champions. Also, Andrew wants opinions on cycling, only 2000s kids will understand Chris' whats on your mind, and Alex is dabbling with a record player.

Sep 27, 2017

America runs on podcasts.  Grab your mug and pour yourself a nice steaming hot cup of joe for this week's episode on Coffee.  Listen to Chris, Andrew, and Alex talk passionately about that sweet, wet, brown drink we all love!  Cream, sugar, cold, hot, we talk about it all!  Also, Alex shares a running story, Andrew finds world peace through Home Depot and Lowes, and Chris questions his old college ID.

Sep 20, 2017

This week Andrew, Chris and Alex aka the Jack, Queen, and King of podcasting take on the game of poker. We go all in and cover everything about the popular card game including our most recent game. Who won? Tune in to find out! Also Alex has some beef with Chris, Andrew wants you to say Happy Birthday, and Chris wants to innovate the mail box game (kinda).

Sep 13, 2017

Was your morning significantly worse without a new episode? That's Andrew's fault! And welcome to Episode 58 Rubik's cubing. This week we speak with Mr. Moyu himself, creator of the world's best speedcube the Notorious Moyu Weilong gts v2. Alex and Andrew have a race in studio, and if that's not good enough for you, check our Instagram. Also, Chris is annoyed with the calorie count at restaurants, Andrew hates Summer Reading, and Alex loves KFC commercials.

Sep 6, 2017

Sit back, grab a cold one, and enjoy a new episode of I Need A Hobby.  This week, after the usual Tom Bergeron talk, we talk about brewing our own beer courtesy of Chris's Uncle Mike!  Also, we discuss the art of ding dong ditching, Alex tries to put an end to spoiler alerts, Andrew is sponsored by Texas Roadhouse, and Chris needs a class on bathroom etiquette. 

Aug 30, 2017

Got a last minute essay to write?  Late to a meeting with your RA?  Well put it all aside and listen to this fresh podcast about college living!  Andrew, Chris, and Alex talk about their fondest college memories in this riveting I Need A Hobby episode.  This episode is all business... psych!


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Aug 23, 2017

Follow us on Snapchat @ineedahobbypod. Also, this week we talked about our experiences with Snapchat and the status of Alex's eyes after the solar eclipse. Later, Chris follows up on his work lunches, Alex wants to make a game of 3-D pictionary, and Andre has had enough of worms.

Aug 16, 2017

Tiny houses?! Scientology?! Steroids?! What do these things have in common? Very little, but this week we each watched a different documentary and came to the studio to tell you about them. If you're a fan of documentaries, but would rather hear three cool kids tell you an abbreviated version than watch the whole darn thing, this is the place to go. 

Small is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary

My Scientology Movie


Aug 9, 2017

This week we took on one of America's favorite TV shows, American Ninja Warrior aka obstacle training!  See how Alex, Chris, and Andrew do tackling the warped wall, the famed salmon ladder, and the many more weird obstacles.  Also, Chris discusses celebrity bar crawls, Andrew questions roman numerals, and Alex has a strange encounter while running. 

Aug 2, 2017

If every INAH episode was a playing card, we could finally play a full card game! Complete with 2 jokers (Ghost pepper and power hour episodes). This week we talked about the great times we've had with a simple deck of playing cards. You like Kevin James as the King of Queens? This episode is the king of kings! Also, the fans question the daily struggle of the consistent 9-5, Chris is getting a sunburn on his scalp, Alex wants to discover the truth behind cookies, and Andrew is curious about buried treasure.

Jul 26, 2017

Catch! This week we talk about a true classic. We're throwing and catching balls of all shapes and sizes and telling you about on this week's episode. And Andrew surprises us with another new section. What could be better than that?! Also, Alex tells us about WHCD, Chris has a game changing business idea, and Andrew wants to know if his meal is pareve.


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